The family of a 22-year-old autistic Georgia man who went overboard on a Mexico-bound cruise says he was traveling with a nonprofit organization that works with disabled adults.
The death of a missing 6-year-old boy with autism whose body was found in a North Carolina creek in September has been classified as a "probable drowning," according to an autopsy report from the Mecklenburg County Medical Examiner.
A survey of parents across the United States estimates that one in 40 children has autism spectrum disorder, according to a study published Monday in the journal Pediatrics.
Prenatal exposure to ambient air pollution was associated with an increased risk of autism spectrum disorder, a new study finds. Pregnant women in Vancouver who were exposed to the highest level of environmental nitric oxide, an airborne, traffic-related pollutant, were more likely to give birth to children later diagnosed with autism, the researchers say.
When Nathaniel Batchelder, a 28-year-old who has autism, voted Thursday in the midterm elections, "we were on such a high," said his mother, Susan Senator.
The Arc of Tri-Cities is partnering with Edith Bishel Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired to host an Easter egg hunt on Saturday Apr. 15.